Institute of Cooperative Management - ICM Imphal - ICM
The Institute of Cooperative Management (ICM), Imphal was established in 1988, which is one of the 19(nineteen) such institutes in India under the aegis of the National Council for Cooperative Training (NCCT), New Delhi (under the umbrella of National Cooperative Union of India, New Delhi), which is fully funded by the Ministry of Agriculture, Department of Cooperation, Government of India. The focal objective of this Institute is to develop human resources through catering need-based trainings to the manpower of State Governments of Manipur, Mizoram and Nagaland, cooperative organisations, NGOs, private enterprises/undertakings and individuals for fitting themselves in the competitive business environment. The specific objectives are To cater training needs to the personnel of governmental organisations, cooperative organisations, NGOs and private enterprise, To culture value-based professional management in all sectors and sub-sectors including cooperatives, NGOs, enterprises etc, To conduct action research, problem research and policy based research from time to time for finding the management solutions to the governmental and non-governmental organisations/ institutions/enterprises, To render management and project consultancy services to the user organisations/institutions, To take up socio-economic development projects in the context of sustainable development of the N.E. Region and the nation. This Institute has been operating a core management programme called “Higher Diploma in Cooperative Management(HDCM)” since its inception(1988) . So far 21 HDCM programmes have been successfully conducted.